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State abortion bans spark protests at Supreme Court and nationwide

State abortion bans spark protests at Supreme Court and nationwide The ACLU and NARAL Pro-Choice America were two of the sponsors behind these events, and NARAL told USA Today that there were more than 450 marches scheduled for today alone. "We are seeing the same level of energy, possibly more, because some people didn't believe even with Justice Kavanaugh on the bench that Roe was threatened", Hogue said before the protests. [Full Article...]

Ben Carson mixed up the real estate term 'REO' with Oreo cookies

Ben Carson mixed up the real estate term 'REO' with Oreo cookies If a homeowner can not pay their mortgage, a lender may seize the property and try to sell it in a foreclosure auction. "Real estate...organization?" he guessed again when she explained it was an acronym. After the hearing, Porter tweeted out video of her exchange with Carson . Carson responded, "There is no question that its an important part". [Full Article...]

Iran leader slams his president, foreign minister over nuke deal handling

Iran leader slams his president, foreign minister over nuke deal handling A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the US, either directly or through proxy forces. The United Arab Emirates, meanwhile, alleged that four oil tankers were sabotaged off its coast, and Iranian-allied rebels in Yemen have launched drone attacks into Saudi Arabia . [Full Article...]

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss He previously lost the last general election in 2014 to Widodo - an outcome that he also claimed was the result of election fraud and cheating. "I hereby decided and set the final KPU decision on results of elections on president and vice president, central parliament members, regional representatives members, provincial parliament members, regency/municipal parliament members in 2019 election... [Full Article...]

NY legislators OK congressional access to Trump tax returns

NY legislators OK congressional access to Trump tax returns According to the New York Times , the TRUST Act would allow the commissioner of the New York Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump's tax returns "to the chairmen of the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee, and the Joint Committee on Taxation for any 'specified and legitimate legislative goal'". [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson subpoenaed by Jerrod Nadler, House Judiciary Committee

Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson subpoenaed by Jerrod Nadler, House Judiciary Committee The showdown between Trump and the Democrats intensified after McGahn , heeding Trump's instructions, ignored a subpoena from the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee and did not show up to testify before the panel. Ranking member Rep. Doug Collins said that Democrats are "running over the norms of congressional oversight". On Monday, a federal judge sided with Democrats on the House ... [Full Article...]

Shoe firms urge end to US-China trade war

Shoe firms urge end to US-China trade war The company has also targeted worldwide sales growth in China as part of its strategic plan. Non-tariff barriers have also increased, with commercial imports into China being delayed or rejected completely. "While cotton and cotton textile products have not been subject to retaliatory tariffs in these key markets, this action represents one of the necessary and significant steps to create ... [Full Article...]

Texas, Oklahoma Prepare For Another Round Of Severe Weather

Texas, Oklahoma Prepare For Another Round Of Severe Weather Louis, the biggest city in its path. The Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has outlined a heightened risk of severe thunderstorms in numerous areas already hit hard. Residents along the Cimarron River in Oklahoma are evacuating Wed., May 22, 2019 , due to flooding. And Tuesday and Wednesday promise little reprieve as the stops batter on as the central USA is being put on alert. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle was 'messaging X Factor star' before she met Prince Harry

Meghan Markle was 'messaging X Factor star' before she met Prince Harry Piers Morgan has labelled Meghan Markle a "diva" and accused her of behaving like a reality TV star, following the release of her wedding pictures. The birth of the couple's baby earlier this month was also announced on Instagram . "Each of you made this day even more meaningful", the couple said in a joint message on their anniversary. [Full Article...]

Subtropical storm Andrea becomes first named storm of 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season

Subtropical storm Andrea becomes first named storm of 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season The forecast track has Andrea moving slowly northward Tuesday as a weak tropical storm . The early season hot weather is certainly a preview of things to come this summer but Tuesday we also got our first tropical storm of the season. On Monday, it moved to the north of the Bahamas as it gathered strength, prompting the NHC to send the aircraft to examine the storm. The 2019 Atlantic hurrican... [Full Article...]

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station Bowen's mindset". The boy, whose name has not been released, was taken into custody after crossing the southern border in Texas' Rio Grande Valley on May 13, according to the agency. This marks the fifth time since December where a migrant child died while in U.S. custody. Another text about migrants who threw rocks at agents, causing one officer to fall and suffer a gash to his arm, calle... [Full Article...]

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming Almost half - 49% - of all Americans disapprove of how Trump is handling relations with Iran , the poll found, with 31% saying they strongly disapprove. European and USA government sources believe Shia militias based in Yemen or Iraq carried out the attacks in Saudi Arabia and near the UAE, likely with Iran's encouragement. [Full Article...]

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far Trump has repeatedly made his anti-abortion stance a rallying point during his campaigns. Conservative activists hope to get a Supreme Court decision against the landmark 1973 ruling Roe v Wade that said unduly restrictive state regulation of abortion is unconstitutional. [Full Article...]

Crowds Gather Outside Ukraine's Parliament as Comedian Sworn in as President

Crowds Gather Outside Ukraine's Parliament as Comedian Sworn in as President After the meeting, Zelenskiy's adviser Andriy Bohdan said that the decree on disbanding the parliament will be signed "in the nearest future" and "it is most likely" that snap parliamentary elections will be held on July 21. Dressed in a dark suit, he exchanged high fives with supporters waiting outside, took selfies with them and even jumped up planting a kiss on a supporter's forehead. [Full Article...]

May to present 'bold' new Brexit package

May to present 'bold' new Brexit package Ministers will begin discussions on Monday on a package of measures to be included in the forthcoming Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) aimed at securing cross-party support. However, Jeremy Corbyn said he had heard nothing yet from the Government that would persuade him that Labour should now fall in behind her Withdrawal Agreement with Brussels. [Full Article...]

Iran, U.S. Exchange Bellicose Warnings; UK Warns Tehran To Be Cautious

Iran, U.S. Exchange Bellicose Warnings; UK Warns Tehran To Be Cautious Hawkish White House advisers and there allies are said to be pushing for a military confrontation with Iran. Trump has tightened economic sanctions against Iran, and his administration says it has built up the USA military presence in the region. [Full Article...]

Why Justin Amash is particularly vulnerable to a primary challenge

Why Justin Amash is particularly vulnerable to a primary challenge There are a great deal of how for other Republicans to insist him on all of his stances that deviate from the monumental consensus for the length of the event, at the side of on the insist of impeachment . Justin Amash , Republican Congressman from MI, was taken to task by Donald Trump and Kevin McCarthy for asserting that Trump was guilty of obstruction of justice . [Full Article...]

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage 'Milkshaked' by Remainer in Newcastle

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage 'Milkshaked' by Remainer in Newcastle The suspected culprit told the Press Association it was a £5.25 ($6.70, six euro) banana and salted caramel shake he bought at the local Five Guys hamburger chain store. After his arrest, he said he did not regret his actions, adding: "I was quite looking forward to it [the milkshake], but I think it went on a better goal". [Full Article...]

China slams USA again over naval maneuvers in South China Sea

The move, carried out by the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble , comes amid heightened tensions between China and the United States following the countries' failed trade talks. "We strongly urge the US side to immediately stop such provocative actions so as to not harm China-US relations and the peace and stability of the region ", said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang at a pre... [Full Article...]

Transgender woman attacked in April found dead on Dallas street

Transgender woman attacked in April found dead on Dallas street Booker was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. The man who beat Booker in April, Edward Dominic Thomas , was offered $200 to deliver the beating, according to reports. I am in contact with the chief and she assured me that the Dallas Police Department is fully investigating, including the possibility that this was a hate crime. [Full Article...]


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